Aircraft Protection Systems Software - Intern Fall 2022 - ELSYS

Submit Resume ID: 497633
Type: Students: Intern
Location: Smyrna, GA
Categories: Other

Job Description

The Electronic Systems Laboratory (ELSYS) is currently seeking Interns in the Test Engineering Division (TEN) starting the Fall of 2022.  Test Engineering Division (TEN) provides Test and Evaluation (T&E) capability for Electronic Warfare (EW), Avionics, and Radar Hardware-in-the-Loop (HITL) test systems. These systems provide high fidelity simulation and stimulation of real-time Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR), Radio Frequency (RF), and Avionics environments for testing EW, Avionics, and Radar systems that are used to protect aircraft from the ground and airborne threats.

This broad range of research will provide a solid foundation for the student as a future software engineer. The student will work under the guidance of GTRI researchers performing research in one of the following areas -

• Sensing and processing broad bands of the electromagnetic spectrum
• Creating a complex electromagnetic environment used to test Aircraft Protection systems
• Control and configuration of Hardware in the Loop Test Stations to test Aircraft Protection systems
• Using Machine Learning for data analysis applications

The student researcher will perform one or more of the following activities -

• Design, code, and debug Windows Software or Embedded Software for aircraft protection systems and aircraft protection systems test applications
• Conduct testing of Windows and Embedded Systems Software
• Develop software test tools
• Assisting with conducting trade studies, writing technical reports, and writing and conducting tests

Required Minimum Qualifications


  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Must be registered for full-time internship credits

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to perform research independently
• Ability to prioritize tasks while working on multiple projects
• Strong math skills and ability to learn complex engineering concepts
• Experience in 1 or more programming languages (Example – C#, Python)
• Ability to clearly communicate technical ideas to a non-technical audience

Hours per Week

40 hours per week

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance upon hire

Housing and Relocation

Housing and relocation assistance are not available for this position.

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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